June, 2022

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Naumann Wasserkampf Architekten designs public restroom as civic furniture

Avontuura

The design attempts to turn the "public toilet" into something more than an industrially manufactured functional building. The post Naumann Wasserkampf Architekten designs public restroom as civic furniture appeared first on Åvontuura.

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How to Swipe Right on a Residential Architect

Aric Gitomer Architect

It is a well-known saying that there is plenty of fish in the sea. And truer words have never been spoken. When you are in the market for a residential architect, how do you know who the perfect match for your needs will be?!

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Market Day

SW Oregon Architect

Inside the Lane County Farmers Market Pavilion, opening day June 4, 2022 (all photos are mine).

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What is Passive House, and how can it shape your career?

Archinect

In a 2017 feature article for Archinect , NK Architects’ CMO Zack Semke set out the case for adopting Passive House design principles. “The genius of Passive House design is that it recognizes the building itself – its skeleton and skin – as a technology,” Semke wrote.

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The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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Take a peek at Battersea Power Station’s restored Control Room A

The Spaces

Battersea Power Station’s 1930s control room has been restored to its former glory – ready for its new life as an events space.

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Escape to this spaceship-like cabin in the suburbs of Wuhan

Avontuura

The cabin is a two-story structure with a triangular loft that makes it like a spaceship while creating a sense of care for the field. The post Escape to this spaceship-like cabin in the suburbs of Wuhan appeared first on Åvontuura.

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What Should Home Owners Be Aware Of Before Purchasing or Renovating a Home?

Aric Gitomer Architect

Part One: Purchasing. Purchasing or renting a house is probably one of the most significant economic investments in people’s lives. You are willingly giving away a certain sum of your money every month, either as a mortgage or rent.

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Chicago, That Toddlin’ Town

SW Oregon Architect

Spectacular aerial view of Chicago by Jake Davis @inairshare_designer. Jake is a principal and Public Safety Design Leader with DLR Group. The annual AIA Conference on Architecture takes place this coming week in Chicago, and I will be there. I have never been to Chicago before.

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Iwan Baan takes us inside the new National Museum of Norway

Archinect

Ahead of June 11th's anticipated debut of the new National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, architectural photographer Iwan Baan has traveled to Norway to preview one of the year's most important cultural projects.

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Sustainable Architecture: Design Green with the Client in Mind

Speaker: Pedro Clarke – Principal Architect at A+ Architecture, In Loco Program Director

In this webinar, we will hear from Pedro Clarke, a principal architect and thought leader in sustainable architecture, about designing and building more sustainable buildings and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

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M8 'garden cap' among seven Glasgow projects prepped for UK funding

Urban Realm

An M8 Garden Cap and the People's Palace are among seven Glasgow projects in the running to receive funding from the UK Government's £800m Levelling Up Fund for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

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Architecture can’t wait for regulators to lead on sustainability

The Architect's Newsletter

With urgent turning points for mitigating climate change drawing ever nearer, it’s time for the architecture field to take notice—and action. Seventy-five percent of global emissions come from the urban [.]. Read More.

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HARDDECOR ARCHITEKTUR converts former climbing tower into “flying classroom”

Avontuura

Inside the tower, a workshop and an archive for natural artefacts have been set up, with direct connection to the orchard via a terrace. The post HARDDECOR ARCHITEKTUR converts former climbing tower into “flying classroom” appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Have Gardens Become a Privilege?

ArchDaily

Public access to Green Space at Central Park, New York. Image © Barrett Doherty / The Cultural Landscape Foundation.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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The Downtown Riverfront Park is Open!

SW Oregon Architect

View looking west from the river overlook at the east terminus of 5th Avenue (all photos are by me). The City of Eugene celebrated the grand opening of the new Downtown Riverfront Park this weekend.

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Twenty unique projects shortlisted for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Archinect

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture has announced its shortlist for the 2020–22 award cycle.

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33 Top Architecture Firms In The World In 2022

Archute

Architects around the world want to be known as the best architecture firm; others want to work in this top companies. In appreciation of the great work architects do, we decided to rank the top architecture firms around the world. We used the following success metrics.

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This converted substation in Sydney’s Darlinghurst solves a space conundrum

The Spaces

Tribe Studio architects turned a defunct electrical substation into an award-winning multi-level home in the Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst in 2019 – and now it’s for sale.

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Fabel Arkitektur design timber-framed house in rural Sweden

Avontuura

The Höghult house is a part of a large estate in the Swedish landscape with old farms, large fields and endless views over the green forest. The post Fabel Arkitektur design timber-framed house in rural Sweden appeared first on Åvontuura.

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The Important Role Libraries Play in Building a Creative and Innovative Society

ArchDaily

Library of Birmingham / Mecanoo. As gateways to knowledge and culture, libraries play a fundamental role in society.

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Carl Sandburg’s Chicago

SW Oregon Architect

The poet Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) loved and defended Chicago, his adopted home. Sandburg described his poem Chicago as a chant of defiance, a praise of agriculture, industry, and the railroads for which Chicago was an important hub, during a time when the city was the nation’s industrial capital.

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A group of UCSB students pitches a thorough alternative to Munger Hall

Archinect

In an amazing rebuke of their university’s purblind pursuit of the Munger Hall megadormitory project last week, students at the University of California, Santa Barbara staged a public forum in order to showcase research-based alternatives to the development and long-term strategic plan.

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A new book explores Antonio Bonet’s grand plans for Buenos Aires public housing

The Architect's Newsletter

Modernity for the Masses: Antonio Bonet’s Dreams for Buenos Aires By Ana Mari?a a Leo?n n | University of Texas Press | $50 Open Ana Mari?a a Leo?n’s n’s Modernity for the Masses: Antonio [.]. Read More.

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Comobå café is home to Lisbon’s growing coffee culture

The Spaces

Lisbon tops the list for ex-pats drawn to its beautiful coastline, bustling city life and welcoming culture – and cafe-turned-event space Comobå offers all three.

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Situated on a steep plot, the Roga? House overlooks the Vis harbor in Croatia

Avontuura

Erected on a steep plot, overlooking the Vis harbor and historical center, the house is surrounded by numerous hundred-year-old carob-trees. The post Situated on a steep plot, the Roga? House overlooks the Vis harbor in Croatia appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Dental Practice in Kampen / Buro/S Architects

ArchDaily

© Aiste Rakauskaite. architects: Buro/S Architects Location: Kampen, The Netherlands Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Aiste Rakauskaite Area: 420.0 Read more ». Healthcare Architecture. Healthcare. clinic

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Aberdeen active travel drive to remodel key Forresterhill route

Urban Realm

Aberdeen City Council and transport body Nestrans have opened a second consultation for public realm improvements to Ashgrove Road.

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Long-awaited Sixth Street Viaduct is set to open on July 9th

Archinect

Your eyes do not deceive you: after six years, construction is set to come to a close next month for the new Sixth Street Viaduct. The $588-million structure, which spans 3,500 feet across the L.A.

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Meet Me by the Fountain, Alexandra Lange’s new book, expertly chronicles the past, present, and future of American malls

The Architect's Newsletter

Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall By Alexandra Lange | Bloomsbury Publishing | $28 I’ve tried to start this review about five times, each time [.]. Read More.

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